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Youth Offending and Youth Justice

Barry, Monica and McNeill, Fergus (2009) Youth Offending and Youth Justice. Jessica Kingsley, London. ISBN 101843106892

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How is the modern world shaping young people and youth crime? What impact is this having on the latest policies and practice? Are current youth justice services working? With contributions from leading researchers in the field, this book offers an insightful, scholarly and critical analysis of such key issues. Youth Offending and Youth Justice engages constructively with current policy and practice debates, tackling issues such as the criminalisation and penalisation of youth, sentencer decision-making, the incarceration of young people and the role of public opinion. It also features an applied focus on professional practice. Drawing on a wide range of high-quality research, this book will enrich the work of practitioners, managers, policy-makers, students and academics in social work, youth work, criminal justice and youth justice in the UK and beyond.

Item type: Book
ID code: 27082
Keywords: youth offending, youth justice, youth crime, Social Sciences (General)
Subjects: Social Sciences > Social Sciences (General)
Department: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences (HaSS) > School of Social Work and Social Policy > Social Work
Depositing user: Mr David McMinn
Date Deposited: 16 Sep 2010 09:18
Last modified: 21 May 2015 20:43

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